The surge in viewers is credited to an increased lineup of content especially during Ramadan, improvements to the production and technology, and a better digital strategy. MBC will accelerate investment in Shahid in H2 2019.
A statement from Arabsat said: "The judiciary’s ruling rejected all allegations made by beIN against Arabsat, confirming Arabsat’s valid position regarding all the accusations and defamation attempts led by Qatar’s media group, which sought to link our organisation to the dubious beoutQ piracy."
Dedicated channels and exclusive documentaries will be featured as part of the coverage of the event, which will be hosted in Brazil from June 14 to July 7.
ATEME has provided the Egyptian National Media Authority with a complete video headend solution based on its Kyrion encoders/decoders and TITAN pure software multiplexer. The system is installed at 12 sites across Egypt.
This year, Yamaha and Sennheiser collaborated to enable seamless integration between the Yamaha CL and QL series consoles and the Sennheiser Digital 6000.
The speeds will be doubled for eLife home entertainment packages permanently at no extra charge.
The promotion was initially launched on the 6th of May and received over 13,000 entries within a 4 week period.
This iteration of the Women’s World Cup is expected to be the biggest in terms of commercial opportunity.
The AFCON starts on June 21 and ends on July 19. Time Sport can be received on all terrestrial TV channels.
Viacom’s “post-Ramadan” slate will appear on Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, Nickelodean, Nicktoons and Nick Jr.
A partnership between the two companies will see x-dream-distribution represent ModernTV at BroadcastAsia along with its own portfolio of solutions.
The hybrid disaster recovery site will provide full cover for SBA’s four television channels, which are delivered by a primary playout system also implemented by Imagine.
Incorporating industry-leading algorithms and the latest advances in speech synthesis, image detection and deep learning, the AI news anchor, which is in development, will present a lifelike resemblance to a professional human anchor.
The new technology will be accompanied by renewed editorial content across TV and digital platforms including the launch of a dedicated documentary unit to support more investigative reporting.
At the production site in Paris, six Quicklink ST100 were installed to receive the feeds from the sites in Poland, Morocco and Le Mans.
Organised by BroadcastPro ME, the conference brought together 120 industry professionals to tackle threats posed by piracy to stakeholders in the MENA region.
Lack of commercial viability has been cited as the main reason for shutting down the channel.